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White wine is photosensitive

White wine is photosensitive | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The research conducted at the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) at Charles Sturt University (CSU), in collaboration with Dr Daniel Dias at The University of Melbourne, examined the impact of light on the quality of white wine, with the ultimate aim to improve its shelf life.
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In Australia, Saving wine from climate change

In Australia, Saving wine from climate change | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Wine regions risk losing their characteristic grape varieties as a result of climate change, but new methods developed in Australian vineyards could hold the solution.

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French Now Drink Just One Glass Of Wine Per Day, Survey Finds

French Now Drink Just One Glass Of Wine Per Day, Survey Finds | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
French wine consumption has fallen to a new low with the average adult now consuming the equivalent of barely a glass a day, the latest edition of a major consumption survey has found.
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elBulli wine cellar to be auctioned at Sotheby's

elBulli wine cellar to be auctioned at Sotheby's | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
To raise money for his elBulli Foundation , Catalan chef Ferran Adrià is putting the fabled restaurant’s wine cellar up for auction at Sotheby’s . The 50-year-old avant-garde restaurant on Spain’s Costa Brava closed in July 2011.
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Doubt about value of new Chilean denominations

Doubt about value of new Chilean denominations | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Chile has approved three new regional denominations – Costa, Andes and Entre Cordilleras – which it hopes will show the country’s ‘fantastic diversity as a producer of high quality wines and [their] sense of origin.’...
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Foley Family Wines Acquires Langtry Estate & Vineyards

Foley Family Wines Acquires Langtry Estate & Vineyards | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Bill Foley's latest entrepreneurial endeavor includes 67% of the property, plus its sister brand, Guenoc Wines.
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When in Rhône. . .

When in Rhône. . . | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
. . . experiment. The area is home to some sumptuous alternatives to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, if you know where to look.
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Wine writer ‘not dead’

Wine writer ‘not dead’ | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

A few days ago I read my obituary in the drinks business. It wasn’t just me that had expired, but the small sub-species I belong to.

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Wine's first families to entice palates and pockets in China

Wine's first families to entice palates and pockets in China | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Australia's family-owned wine companies will promote their multi-generational ownership.
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Winemakers preserve wine with late pruning

Winemakers preserve wine with late pruning | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIAN winemakers can trick their grapes into maturing later in a bid to counteract the effects of climate change, research shows.
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Coppola's transformation of Rubicon to Inglenook complete

Coppola's transformation of Rubicon to Inglenook complete | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Francis Ford Coppola is close to completing the restoration of California's Inglenook, after using the name to rebrand his Rubicon wine for the release of the 2009 vintage.
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White Burgundies From Cote d’Or Set Gold Standard

White Burgundies From Cote d’Or Set Gold Standard | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Calling a white Burgundy like Clos de Mouches a first-rate chardonnay is like saying a Maserati is a fine piston-engine car. Indeed, it says nothing.

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NEW ZEALAND: It has been a tough year for many in the wine industry.

NEW ZEALAND: It has been a tough year for many in the wine industry. | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Last year's Strategic Review of the New Zealand wine industry acknowledged that there were a number of wine companies and growers that were finding the trading conditions extremely tough.
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A Wine Lover's Guide to Herbs

A Wine Lover's Guide to Herbs | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
From rustic to bright, fresh herbs add pops of flavor and perfume to home cooking—and present exciting wine-pairing opportunities.
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Seven ways to open wine bottle without corkscrew

Seven ways to open wine bottle without corkscrew | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
(CBS News) Have you ever been out at a party or taking it easy at home and you want to pop open a bottle of wine, but can't find a corkscrew anywhere?
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Year-round rose wines from Provence

Year-round rose wines from Provence | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

As the weather turns cooler, my wine thoughts usually turn to darker shades of red. But that is not necessarily the case in Provence, where the locals of the southern French region tend to do something that would appear unusual to American consumers...

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Bordeaux prices 'stabilising'

Bordeaux prices 'stabilising' | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
The price slide on Bordeaux first growths has stabilised, as wine buyers continue to take advantage of good deals on top names like Lafite and Haut Brion, analysts say.
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Indian Wine makers want exemption from octroi

Indian Wine makers want exemption from octroi | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Nashik District Industries and Exporters’ Association (NDIEA) has sought exemption from octroi from the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC).
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The Electric White Wines of Italy

The Electric White Wines of Italy | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Too many consumers disregard Italy's white wines thanks to the flood of cheap Pinot Grigio that's come ashore. They shouldn't. Italy's whites are electric.
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Rolling With Changes of Wines From Languedoc

Rolling With Changes of Wines From Languedoc | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
ONCE, back in the 1990s, my very young son, surveying the density of scaffolding and construction sites in our Manhattan neighborhood, said, “Dad, when are they going to finish building New York?” I think of his question whenever I open a bottle of wine from the Languedoc, a region that seems as if it, too, is permanently in transition.
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The return of a founding vintner marks a major milestone for one of Australia's best wineries.

The return of a founding vintner marks a major milestone for one of Australia's best wineries. | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

The 30th annual Cape Mentelle Cabernet Tasting highlights how good Australian cabernet is today, how far it has come in that period, and what good value for money it affords.

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The best of West Coast sparkling wine

The best of West Coast sparkling wine | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
While there's no shortage of sugary, bubbly things on the market - sparkling Moscato, anyone? - the versatility of brut sparkling wine comes from its crispness, not its sweetness.
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D.C.’s Shapiro a finalist in world pate croute contest at Maison M.Chapoutier

D.C.’s Shapiro a finalist in world pate croute contest at Maison M.Chapoutier | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it

Range’s Julien Shapiro will take on Europe’s best charcuterie makers in the World Pate Croute Championship in France.

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Mexico, Brazil, Poland and Nigeria as four ‘hidden gems’ that have the potential to become important growth markets

Mexico, Brazil, Poland and Nigeria as four ‘hidden gems’ that have the potential to become important growth markets | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
With maturing or declining sales in many traditional markets, wine companies across the globe are increasingly searching for new growth markets. Emerging markets are attracting the interest of nearly all major wine companies.
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“Treasury Wine Estates need only look at the auto industry for good examples of separating luxury brands from mass market brands – e.g. Lexus and Toyota,”

“Treasury Wine Estates need only look at the auto industry for good examples of separating luxury brands from mass market brands – e.g. Lexus and Toyota,” | Vitabella Wine Daily Gossip | Scoop.it
Fine wines, as every connoisseur knows, improve with age and few new-world vintages have a price tag to rival Penfolds Grange.
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